Memoir of Theophilus Parsons: Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts; with Notices of Some of His Contemporaries

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Ticknor and Fields, 1859 - 476 страници
 

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Страница 112 - ... of Law there can be no less acknowledged, than that her seat is the bosom of God ; her voice, the harmony of the world ; all things in heaven and earth do her homage : the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power; both angels and men, and creatures of what condition soever, though each in different sort and manner, yet all with uniform consent, admiring her as the mother of their peace and joy.
Страница 159 - Provided, notwithstanding, the several towns, parishes, precincts, and other bodies politic or religious societies, shall at all times have the exclusive right of electing their public teachers, and of contracting with them for their support and maintenance.
Страница 65 - We therefore, the people of Massachusetts, acknowledging with grateful hearts the goodness of the great Legislator of the universe, in affording us in the course of His providence an opportunity, deliberately and peaceably without fraud, violence or surprise, of entering into an original, explicit and solemn compact with each other...
Страница 231 - And if it shall be found, that any of the salaries aforesaid, so established, are insufficient, they shall, from time to time, be enlarged, as the General Court shall judge proper.
Страница 7 - God reveal anything to you by any other instrument of his, be as ready to receive it as ever you were to receive any truth by my ministry ; for I am verily persuaded the Lord has more truth yet to break forth out of his holy Word.
Страница 158 - ... the legislature shall, from time to time, authorize and require the several towns, parishes, precincts, and other bodies politic or religious societies, to make suitable provision, at their own expense, for the institution of the public worship of God, and for the support and maintenance of public Protestant teachers of piety, religion, and morality, in all cases where such provision shall not be made voluntarily.
Страница 6 - I charge you, before God and his blessed angels, that you follow me no farther than you have seen me follow the Lord Jesus Christ.
Страница 88 - But we may say, that, although slavery is not smitten by an apoplexy, yet it has received a mortal wound, and will die of a consumption.
Страница 10 - The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.
Страница 64 - The convention having impartially discussed and fully considered the constitution for the United States of America, reported to Congress by the convention of delegates from the United States of America...

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